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Camp Terrier – Junior Lifeguarding

Ages 11 – 15

Fees: Member – $555, Non-Member – $675

Junior Lifeguarding has a strong focus on developing both swimming and lifesaving skills. Participants will be introduced to in-water rescues, CPR and First Aid skills, use of lifeguarding equipment and will shadow certified lifeguards on the job. The program will also strive to teach self-confidence, team work and leadership.

With successful completion of all skills and tests during this one-week camp, American Red Cross certifications in Basic Water Rescue, CPR, AED and First Aid will be achieved.

Note: This is not a learn-to-swim program. It contains a large educational component where campers spend time learning in the classroom.

Prerequisites

Campers must be able to complete:

  • 100 yard freestyle
  • 50 yard backstroke
  • 100 yard breaststroke
  • 1 minute of treading water

 

Typical Day
8:30 – 9 am Drop-Off
9 – 10 am First Aid/CPR
10 am – 12 pm Basic Water Rescues
12 – 1 pm Lunch
1 – 3 pm First Aid/CPR or Water Rescues
3 – 5 pm Scenarios and Skill Practice
5 – 5:30 pm Pick-Up

 

Junior Lifeguarding Sessions Dates
Session 8
Session 9

 

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430.000) and be licensed by the City of Boston Board of Health.

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